I learn Japanese by watching 深夜食堂 myself. In the introduction of an episode, the main character says "あとはかってにちゅうもんしてくれりゃ".

I am able to figure out the meaning of the whole sentence by watching translated subtitle. However, I have no idea when and how to use the phrase "してくれりゃ".

So, what is the modality when you use "してくれりゃ"? How to use it correctly ?


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くれりゃ is a colloquial, contracted pronunciation of くれれば.

For this kind of contraction, see this thread:

注文してくれれば breaks down to...

注文して -- "order", the て-form of the する-verb 「注文する」
くれれば* -- "if you do ~~ (for me)", the conditional form of the subsidiary verb 「くれる」
(*ば is a conjunctive particle)

For more on the subsidiary verb くれる:

So the sentence literally means:

"Other than that, if you order as you like, then~~"

This contraction (eba→ya) might sound a bit masculine/rough. A few examples...


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